For over 60 years, Alton, IL-based Challenge Unlimited, Inc. (www.cuinc.org) has been committed to serving individuals with disabilities, while serving as a trusted business partner to private businesses, local, federal and state government agencies. As an accredited Community Rehabilitation Program (CRP) provider, Challenge Unlimited, Inc. fulfills its mission through adult programs, work skills training centers, employment services, and community-integrated working and living options.
“We are excited about joining forces with Project, Inc. to form Project CU, Inc. Together we have over 120 years combined experience,” said Charlotte Hammond, President and CEO at Challenge Unlimited. “We believe our diverse employment delivery models designed for people with disabilities will expand certified workforce capabilities beyond hand assembly and packaging in St. Louis.” Current and future Project CU, Inc. employees will also gain access to vocational and soft-skills development, workplace etiquette and personal accountability training along with experience working in team environments.
“Project CU, Inc.’s highly-trained and qualified staff will continue to help transform the lives of adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities, achieving successful outcomes for both their clients and area businesses,” said Hammond.” This joint venture will fuel our organization’s growth as we focus on our mission to fill critical employment gaps for people of all disabilities in the St. Louis region.”